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texas intermediate crude oil go up $6 per barrel in comparison to the week previous and gasoline futures went up $15. and so those are some pretty huge price jumps. we have seen the petroleum markets drop a little bit since then. there's a lot of concern and prices at the pump have been going up. on the other hand, things aren't as bad as they were a year ago. in fact, if people can remember labor day back in 2012, the national average is $3.83 per gallon. so, you know, it's a lot cheaper than a year ago but you can expect to see higher prices in the days ahead. >> michael, i appreciate it. have a great labor day weekend. michael green with aaa with us. stay tuned. more news in just a moment here on al-jazeera. saudi arabia for that. ♪ make >>> hello again, everyone, i'm tony harris. here is the latest from al-jazeera. president obama addressed the topic of military intervention in syria today. he says he has not made a final decision but the u.s. is considering a, quote, limited narrow act. the president made it clear he considered syria's use of chemical weapons a threat to national
and our tom traveled to texas, the home of the country' number one oil and gas-productiogas-producingstate. >> in the center of texas not so long ago this was a quiet farming and a cross road of the oil and gas home in south texas. that boom has opinion sunday night. >> there's an area where spanish is heard nearly as often as epbgish. >> translator: >> we've benefited quite a bit. we have a lot of oil companies that have helped us as well as other businesses. a will the of people are moving here from all over texas. >> reporter: it's been more than a century since texas saw their first oil gusher. with new hydraulic technology t drillers are exploring the deep shale as never before. texas doubles its crude production from two decades of falling output if it was considered an independent nation texas would rank the highest and kuwait and venezuela on the oil raising state. texas was able to escape the worst of the great recession while u.s. jobs grew by 1% in the last five years the oil an gas industry increase peud 40%. those paychecks are fourishing the local
the status quo. stories that matter to you. my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas, and i'm an associate producer for america tonight. i grew up in a very large, loud indian family. they very much taught me how to have a voice, and from a very young age i loved writing, and i love being able to tell other people stories. the way to do good journalism is to really do your research, to know your story, to get the facts right, and to get to know the people involved in your story. america tonight and al jazeera america, it's a perfect place for that to happen. >>> a judge has let the jury go home early and deliberations will resume on freye in nidal hassan's court-martial. heidi joe castro has more from fort hood, texas. >> reporter: his silence didn't surprise anyone. the army major gave no closing argument. he said all along, he's the killer. >> it's exceedingly rare where you have the prosecution and the defense agreeing to the defense's guilt. >> reporter: chris jenks said the jury will find hassan guilty. the panel of 13 senior officers is now behind closed doors. they ar
of the oil and gas boom. in the past few years, production has doubled in south texas. and job creation continues to rise. tom ackerman reports. >> it's midday in the once sleepy center of nixon, texas. not so long ago, this was a quiet farming town. now it's a literal crossroad of the oil and gas drilling boom in south texas. that has been again for the family restaurant run by dates e rojas. she has been drawn to an area where spanish is heard nearly as often as english. >> we have benefitted quite a bit because we have a lot of oil companies, and they have helped us, as well as other businesses in nixon. a lot of people are moving here from all over texas. >> it's been more than a sentence tree since texas saw its first oil gusher making america the world's leading producer until it was eclipsed by the middle east. but with new hydraulic fracturing technology, drillers are exploiting the state's deep shale oil and gas deposits as never before. >> in the past three years, texas has doubled crude production, a sharp referenceable from two decades of falling output. if it were considere
where many of ending up. >> i'm tom ackermann in texas where oil is help to go fuel america's economic recovery. >> we'll have all the action in sports. but should you be made aware if you are consuming them. that's next on "consider this." >> welcome back. britain will not back any military intervention in syria. germany has also ruled itself out, but france maybe willing to play a a role. the united states is not backing down ands it will continue to build international support for action in the country. >> protests are happening in egypt, despite government security forces closing masks and shutting off parts of cairo, supporters were urged to take to the streets. back to our top story, syria. i'm joined from syria. good to have you with us. what is your reaction to the no vote coming out of the u.k. parliament? >> well, we obviously are very pleased that parliament takes a stand on an issue like this. we have been calling for a very long time for political dialogue. we don't think that a military solution is at all possible in this conflict, and therefore, give more time for politi
to sue texas, saying it discriminates against minority voters. >>> the wildfire burning near yosemite national park has more than tripled in the last day, and the work to put it out is just getting started. ♪ >> there has been international outrage over yesterday's chemical weapons attack in syria. hundreds of residents were killed, victims, they say, of toxic nerve gas. and some first responders in syria died after treating victims. the aledged attack happened in a suburb of damascus. president obama has directed the intelligence community to gather information about the use of chemical weapons in syria. we want to warn you, some of the video we are about to show you is graphic, and we have selected images we thought were appropriate to air. >> reporter: a day after hundreds of syrians including women and children were killed or injured, a search among the dead for missing relatives. more than is 1300 people died after government forces used chemical weapons in a number of areas. an accusation strongly denied by the government. the french government demanding some sort of action. >
exploration as well as production. tom ackerman has more from texas the number one state for oil and gas production. >> reporter: midday in the once sleepy center of texas, not so long ago this was a quiet farming town and now it's a cross road of the oil and gas drilling boom in south texas. that boom has been good for the family restaurant run by daisy barahas and one of many people drawn to an area where spanish is heard nearly as often as english. >> we benefitted quite a bit because we have a lot of oil companies and they helped us as well as other businesses. a lot of people are moving here from all over texas. >> reporter: it's been more than a century since texas saw the first oil gusher making america the world's leading producer until eclipsed by the middle east. they are exploding the shall gas deposits as never before. texas doubled the crude production a sharp reversal from the two decades of falling out put and if it were independent nation texas would rank behind kuwait and venezuela and they escaped the great recession and u.s. jobs grew 1% in the last 5 years the oil an
the death penalty for shooting and killing 14 fellow soldiers in 2009. aljazeera is live in fort hood, texas. height de, given that hassan has basically put forward no defense and confessed to the today, only one gite would make punishment. there must be an aggravated factor, multiple killings unanimous on all of those findings. >> thank you, heidi. san diego's embattled mayor bob filner could step down today. filner has reportedly agreed to resign as part of a deal to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit. filner's lawyers issued a statement confirming that a settlement had been reached but declined to reveal details of the terms. 17 women accused him of inappropriate behavior. attorney gloria allred represents one of the accusers. >> i would like to see a resignation without conditions and without the taxpayers being forced to make a gift of public funds to him in order for him to resign. >> earlier, we spoke with our stephanie stanton who said it is just a matter of procedure. >> the city council will meet in closed session and are expected to approve that resolution at which point bob filne
your grocery bill? can rare minerals in china affect your cell phone bill? or how a hospital in texas could drive up your healthcare premium? i'll make the connections from the news to your money real. >>> welcome back, recapping our top stories, the court has ordered the release of hosni mubarak. if prosecutors do not appeal the ruling, mubarak could be freed in the next couple of days. >>> a military judge has sentenced private bradley manning to 35 years in prison, he leaked classified documents to wikileaks. he was dishonorably discharged and will no longer get pay. >>> to provide some direct incite on bradley manning's trial, we turn to amnesty international's observer at the trial. what is your reaction? >> it is what we were expecting. he was available to as much as 90 years, the prosecution was seeking 60, and the 35 is really just to set an example. >> the example being what? >> to show other leakers that if they do leak classified information, you have to make a decision, leak the information that you believe to be human rights violations or face possibly life sentences or t
that a military jury in texas is going to be wrestling with for army major nadal hassan. he was convicted friday in the fort hood shooting spree back in 2009. 13 people killed and 14 people injured in that attack. heidi joe joins us on the fencing face. >> reporter: court is still in session. hassan is in the courtroom, and what stands out most is his demeanor. it's not changed at all since before he was convicted as a mass murderer. now, he is still sitting in that wheelchair. he's dressed in camo uniform. he has that beard. and to give you a picture of how unaffected he appears. he got into a brief discussion with the government about how to calculate his initial date in the service with the military. none of the content of that argument really matter, but the fact that he just talked about it like this was any other day, that really stood out. dell, this isn't any other day. this is when this jury, 13 military officers, will determine if he lives or dies. the judge cautioned him not to continue to represent himself. and hassan said he still wants to be his own lawyer. at this point, dell, i d
. >>> as american's surge in oil production made a new global price shock. i'm tom acreman in texas. that story coming up. on techknow, our scientists bring you a sneak-peak of the future, and take you behind the scenes at our evolving world. techknow - ideas, invention, life. america. >>> welcome back. the last of the u.n. chemical weapons inspectors have left syria can and have driven across the border to beirut in neighboring lebanon. the department describes the chemical weapon attack as a challenge for world. he's considering a narrative response. six people died in protest on friday. 190 others were wounded. back to our top story now the crisis in syria. joining me live in london. he's editor and chief. president obama described the suspected chemical weapons attack in syria as a challenge to the world. is it a challenge to the world? >> no. it is a challenge in the least. it is a challenge to oh the syrian, hezbollah and in a way russia. what he's going to achieve by this narrow ma. -rb mmanipulative fight,when prn 1998 as revenge for naorobi, what happened is osama took revenge three ye
in houston, texas, he says there is no doubt that they were used, were these chemical weapons, and there is little doubt who used them. >> for we know that the syrian regime, the only ones who have the weapons have used chemical weapons multiple times in the past, have the means of delivering those weapons, have been determined to wipe out exactly the places that were attacked by chemical weapons. >> all indications point to a cruise missile attack of some sort, perhaps arias sets, allied arias sets as well. we don't know when or who, that coalition is still forming. we don't know what the end goal is. all we do know is what jay carney said today. we know what it's not. >> we are also very much engaged in an effort to support the opposition in its struggle with the assad regime, as the assad regime continues to try to massacre it's a own people in an effort to maintain power. and it's our firm conviction -- [ inaudible ] but this deliberation and the actions that we are contemplating are not about regime change. >> of course two years ago, president obama called for assad to g
decides if he lives or dies. >> heidi shou castro at fort hood, texas. you allen schauffler now joins us. whatveral of them spoke after te sentencing. >> our family members are six feet under, and there is no way we can visit them at all. they're gone. and these guys go around put all the kids, murder them, put blankets on them and burn them. [ speaking foreign language ] >> when you're sending people to fromnistan or any other place the joint base lewis accord in washington. >>> government is pushing to allow investigators into the site of this week's attack. they will try to negotiate access to areas where the attacks too place. samples from victims from the incident have been sent outside the country. president barack obama has called the situation an event of grave concern. suffering most are those too small to defend themselves. there are now 1 million revenu revenueys. al jazeera has more from a camp in northern iraq. >> reporter: normally described as one in a million is a compliment. here its anything but. for million syrian children this is now their life. ibrahims is 10 years o
say the same? and i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. i started in a small television station in rural arkansas. it's a part of the country that often gets overlooked. but there are a lot of fascinating people there, a lot of fascinating stories there. i like that al jazeera will pay attention to those kinds of places. what drew me to journalism is i like the idea that we are documenting history. al jazeera documents it like none other. and to be a journalist, and to be part of a team like that? that's an incredible blessing. what happens when social media uncovers unheard, fascinating news stories? >>they share it on the stream. >>social media isn't an afterthought. it drives discussion across america. >>al jazeera america social media community, on tv and online. >>this is your outlet for those conversations. >>post, upload, and interact. >>every night, share undiscovered stories. be and let me just show you what 13,000 people living under canvas looks like. they built this from scratch. the camp need clean water, sanitation. there is a lot that
to killing more than a dozen afghan civilians say he's sorry. >>> the justice department moves to sue texas over its voter i.d. laws saying its racist. 700,000 acres scorched in the west, now wildfires threaten yosemite park. [♪ music ] >> our top story, the u.s. wants answers, the u.n. is demanding access but is getting nowhere, and international outrage continues to grow over an alleged chemical attack in syria. 1300 people are believed dead. president obama urged intelligence community to quickly gather information about the use of chemical weapons in syria. the government denies that they use chemical weapons, but washington does not believe they have the means for chemical warfare. >> reporter: a day after hundreds of syrians including women and children, were killed or injured, a search among the dead for missing relatives. syrian opposition say more than 1300 people died after government forces used chemical weapons in a number of areas east and west of the capitol of damascus. but the shocking picture of the victims have brought swift international condemnation. the french governm
, former ambassador to syria, and dean of the george bush school at texas a&m university. ambassador crocker, good to talk to you. from the speech today from the secretary of state, have we reached a point where the politics have moved ahead of the actual investigation? >> i think the push for military action is clearly growing, and in terms of the investigation, as secretary kerry noted, what the inspectors may be able to determine is whether chemical weapons were used. the secretary said they will not take a position on who used them. so i think we can all kind of o here. the rebels don't have this type of equipment, and the regime does. the investigation will tell us what we know. chemical agents were used. they won't tell us who used them. >> the secretary also mentioned that the united states has evidence of this attack, evidence that may not be in the hands or won't get to the hands of the investigators. before any action is taken, does the case need to be made? the evidencary case need to be a made in terms of putting all cards on the table. >> i think it needs to be made. it
know - ideas, invention, life. my name is jonathan betz. i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. >>my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas. >>i'm kim bondy. >>nicole deford. >>and i'm from new orleans. >>san francisco, california. when i was a little kid, i just really loved the news. >>news was always important in my family. >>i knew as a kid that was exactly what i wanted to do. >>i learned to read by reading the newspaper with my great-grandfather every morning. >>and i love being able to tell other people stories. >>this is it, i want to be a part of this. >>this is what really drove me to al jazeera america. welcome pack. the crisis in syria continues to lead our news at this hour. u.n. chemical weapons inspectors are now in lebanon. the convoy arrived there early this morning hours after completing their investigation. they are findings are expected to take a couple of weeks. we cannot accept a world where innocent civilians are gassed on a terrible scale. >> president obama suggests the u.s. must take action the syria. today he will make th
coverage reveal more of america's stories. hi, my name is jonathan betz, and i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. i started in a small television station in rural arkansas. it's a part of the country that often gets overlooked. but there are a lot of fascinating people there, a lot of fascinating stories there. i like that al jazeera will pay attention to those kinds of places. what drew me to journalism is i like the idea that we are documenting history. al jazeera documents it like none other. and to be a journalist, and to be part of a team like that? that's an incredible blessing. [♪ music ] >> major developments out of japan regarding the water leak out of the fukushima water plant. the warning has been raised from the level one to a level three. the level three category means the exposure is ten times the amount for workers. they have not issued a warning of this time since the reactor meltdowns from the su tsunami of 2011. does this leak pose an immediate threat to anyone? >> well, certainly the nuclear regulational authority thinks it does. they descr
betz. i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. >>my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas. >>i'm kim bondy. >>nicole deford. >>and i'm from new orleans. >>san francisco, california. when i was a little kid, i just really loved the news. >>news was always important in my family. >>i knew as a kid that was exactly what i wanted to do. >>i learned to read by reading the newspaper with my great-grandfather every morning. >>and i love being able to tell other people stories. >>this is it, i want to be a part of this. >>this is what really drove me to al jazeera america. ♪ >>> welcome back let's recap our top stories. the white house reiterated that president obama does not expect to send u.s. troops to syria, and the un says one million syrian children are now refugees because of the conflict. in lebanon at least 37 people are dead, and hundreds are injured after explosions happened after morning prayer. >>> and a jury has resumed deliberations in the court-martial of nidal hasan. he passed on his final chance to address the jury on thursd
'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. >>my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas. >>i'm kim bondy. >>nicole deford. >>and i'm from new orleans. >>san francisco, california. when i was a little kid, i just really loved the news. >>news was always important in my family. >>i knew as a kid that was exactly what i wanted to do. >>i learned to read by reading the newspaper with my great-grandfather every morning. >>and i love being able to tell other people stories. >>this is it, i want to be a part of this. >>this is what really drove me to al jazeera america. >> welcome back to al jazeera. you've been watching coverage of the 50th anniversary of the march in washington. to other stories. >>> president obama is meeting with security advisers at the white house to discuss the u.s. response to alleged chemical weapons attack in syria. just this morning, a medical group with doctors without borders say they have streete td 1300 people from toxic poison. mike, these pictures, they're striking. every time you see them. the pictures of these victims, w
-jazeera. >>> the justice department going to court today on the texas voter i.d. law. according to attorney general eric holder, the doj will argue the texas law is discriminatory based on race. >>> and the owners of japan's troubled fukushima nuclear plant say they need outside help. the alert level set to be raised to level 3, the highest since the earthquake and tsunami. >>> and ear' looking at showers and storms across the northwest giving rain and lightning on some very dry ground. so we'll take the rain but the lightning causing problems with the fire situation and wind picking up as well. a little rain in idaho, montana, western wyoming but the southwest not getting any rain at all as these showers are pushing to the north. there is what is left of the typhoon over china causing a lot of flooding in the philippines and dropping a lot of rain over the region. not a lot of rain in the northeast but heavier showers around new jersey, moving through new york. this will cause the temperatures to drop a bit. once the rain moves out, cooler airs moves in. across the southeast, gulf moisture giving showe
. heidi jo castro, al jazeera, fort hood, texas. >> a sensing is underway in the case of staff sergeant bales. bales has pleaded guilty to murders and they want him to face life behind bars. we're live in washington. so, alan, this has been really an emotional case, as you can imagine, talking about civilians and children who were killed. tell us about some ofhe injuries of some of the children who were brought into the medical center of that forward operating base. once again just a grizzly play by play that he did of a five-minute videotape as those children were being treated. once again very difficult to listen to. also earlier this morning we heard from two men who were from those villages where sergeant robert bales committed those killings, both of them with horrific testimony. one describing he going to his cousin's house and finding 11 members of a single family killed, what he described as piled bo and we expect them to have to do this at this point why he did wd he. he has, however, confessed to those 16 killings and many more accounts of assault, attempted murder and hinderi
in 50 minutes from now. a jury in texas is wrestling with the fate of a mass murderer as the sentencing phase begins for army major nadal hassan. hassan was convicted in the army shooting spree that took place in 2009. 13 people were killed and 40 people were injured. the sentencing phase is expected to last two to three days and the jury will hear impact statement from those who were impacted by the mass shooting. we go to a military prosecutor and law professor o, thank you r being with us. >> thank you for having me. >> do you think hassan is going to get the death penalty? >> well, in my opinion the case for the death penalty is very compelling. there is uncontested proof of his mass murder, and what we're seeing today is presentation of evidence that indicates how devastating these crimes were to the victims and the victims' families. that's the standard we use to decide whether or not to ajudge death. it only takes one no-vote, and he will not be sentenced to death. >> this seems perfunctory but they still refer to hassan as major. will they strip him of his title. >> they don't h
. it appears we may hear from the 42-year-old before his punishment is handed down. live with us from the texas army post is heidi zhou-castro. hassan admitted to the shootings, but has he shown remorse since the proceedings began? >> no remorse whatsoever. he was emotionalless. yesterday as we heard one after another, family members of the victims talking about their unmeasurable loss. hassan declined to cross those relatives, using that soft spoken measured voice. now, there was any indication of what was going on underneath that masked exterior, he did ask for frequent breaks between the testimony, perhaps some sign of disquiet. meanwhile, elsewhere in the courtroom, you couldn't find one pair of dry eyes, because this testimony was so moving. we heard about children growing up without their fathers, we heard from one man who lost not only his daughter, but also the grandchild that was in her womb, so obviously, very moving, heart-breaking testimony that appeared to move everyone in the courtroom, everyone but hassan. morgan. >> you mentioned this emotional testimony. what's the likelihood h
injection. a jury in texas is hearing more testimony in the penalty phase of nidal hasan. heidi joe castro joins us live from fort hood, texas. what are they saying, what are you hearing? >> hey, del, we're finding out why yesterday court was mysteriously dismissed early. apparently hasan has personal hygienish yous that prevented him from being present [ technical difficulties ] he was paralyzed from the chest down as a result of being taken down during the shooting, and he depends on caretakers for his every need. in court this morning he was back, and he was his usual no emotion or reforce face. and meanwhile we're hearing more emotional testimony from the government's witnesses. one of the survivors who was shot twice by hasan. he talked about how his military career was ended by those injuries, and even today with his ptsd, he can't go into a pharmacy, because the chairs lined up in the waiting area take him right back to the day of the shooting. we also heard from a witness who talked about her young daughter who wanted to join the army to take down bin laden, her death is quote an i
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a former army army psychiatrist is sentenced to death for killing 13 soldiers in fort hood, texas, four years ago. >>> in yemen, children do not have enough field. [ bells ringing ] and the united states remembers martin luther king and his dream of racial equality 15 years on. >> barack obama says the u.s. military has presented him with options for strikes against syria, but he has not yet made a decision. he's coming increasing pressure from the u.n. and russia to hold off. they want u.n. monitors currently inside syria to complete their investigations into a suspected chemical weapons attack last week. obama said the aim of the military reaction would be to deter future chemical weapon attacks. >> obama: if in fact, we can take limited tailored approaches, not getting drawn into a long conflict, not a repetition of iraq, which i know a lot of people are worried about, but if we're saying in a clear and decisive but limited way that we send a shot across the bow saying stop doing this, that could have a positive impact on our national security over the long term, and may have a posit
on that and a look at the ncaa best conference, we turn to college football writer for yahoo sports. >> texas a&m comes into this year having already lost a lot of dies and johnny has had a really tough off season. so it's going tock interesting to see how texas a&m jells together. how manzel shakes off this rough off season. can he concentrate on football after everything he has been through? after partying winning the heisman, all this new celebrity and fame, and i think that's what people are most excited to see, is whether johnny can be the excitable player that everybody saw last year, and not be kind of the poster boy for a heisman fail. as he has been this off season. i think what we saw from the s exc already this weekend, proves that this is going to be a formidable conference. you saw vandy, and olemiss play a nail biter, which was really exciting and those aren't even two of top in the conference, i expect a lot out of alabama. i think they are going to show they are the most come innocence team in the conference, it could be kind of violent, and kind of exciting to watch if you are
to texas for the evaluation monday. he's not released any information about his ongoing condition. >>> ravens fans are pretty much a loyal group. a new study puts ravens fans number 8 among the 32 nfl teams. the top of the list, how about them cowboys. dallas is number one. they used team box office revenues relative to the team's success on the field, market population and stadium capacity. >>> the 1972 miami dolphins are being invited to the white house. president obama will honor them today. back in 1972 it wasn't a tradition for the president to invite teams to the white house to congratulate them. >> to think that 40 years later that great accomplishment is going to be remembered by the president of the united states, that's pretty impressive. >> the 1972 miami dolphins remain the only nfl team to win every game in the regular season and playoffs. they beat the redskins in the super bowl in 1973. >>> take a look at this. this is incredible. it's time lapse video showing the eruption of a volcano in new zealand. it's mostly steam you're seeing shooting into the air. the volcan
of vice president joe biden. there's word he is being evaluated at a cancer center in texas. biden felt weak and disoriented after driving to indiana for a family vacation. this is not the first health scare for beau biden who became delaware's attorney general in 2007. after a mild stroke in may of 2010 he spent a week at the hospital and more than a month recuperating at home. >>> health problems that forced aretha franklin from attend an event in chicago. major league baseball was set to honor her as the beacon of change honor row. she says she's unable to travel. she has refused to be more specific about the ailments. . >>> a live look downtown right now, gfor the 7:00 hour. many of you getting ready to head out the door. how's it going to look all day? >> charley we have some changes coming in the forecast for you. and i'm speaking of a nice cooldown across the area. stick around for that coming up. >> here's a look at the fog on 83. i'll show you what the other main lines look at and bring you the latest drive times coming up after the break. and you could save hundreds." call or
announced thursday it's-- it's going to sue texas over the id laws in the state requiring voters to show proper identification before getting in the voting booth. the justice department claims the law discriminates against minorities and serves as an impassable roadblock violating the 14th and 15th amendments. in a statement eric holder says we will not allow the supreme court decision to be interpreted as open season for states to pursue mer yews that suppress voting rights. -- measures to suppress voting rights. in a separate case the justice department will file a motion to intervene in a lawsuit challenging texas' redistricting laws. >>> bradley manning says he felt he has been a female since childhood and he wants people to now refer to him as chelsea. the former army intelligence analyst returned to fort leavenworth on thursday to serve out a 35 year sentence for leaking classified documents. military says they will not provide him with hormones necessary to change his gender but manning's attorney deman the prison give it to him. >> if they don't i will do everything in my power t
for you now and many parents have web cams to keep young children safe. up next what a texas father said he heard coming from his child's bedroom and this can serve as warn warning to all parents out there. also, one person is dead and cars and homes damage and destroyed. this is a horrible scene coming out of colorado. many scenes like this could be feared for days to come for what's being done to clean up good morning maryland continues in a moment. news time 5:34. so you can get cash back on all your purchases. so you can use your cash back... to follow your dream. so you... can save the day. chase freedom. so you can. >>> a veg story those living in pigtown are angry after the neighborhood is hit by what they say is a pair of burglars. the crimes are so upsetting the neighbors because they say police are slow to respond to the calls and abc2 news roosevelt leftwich is live counsel town-- downtown with more. they are exactly. in fact it's been a week of frustration for people-- they are talking about police not responding for hours. >> reporter: exactly in fact it's been a week of fru
minerals in china affect your cell phone bill? or how a hospital in texas could drive up your healthcare premium? i'll make the connections from the news to your money real. >> just eight months after the school massacre at sandy who can elementary, there's been another school shooting, a gunman walked into an atlanta area elementary school firing shots. the school's bookkeeper managed to get him to surrender. parts of their incredible conversation were captured on a newly released 911 call. we have more. >> antoine tuft. >> he went outside and started shooting. >> can you get somewhere safe? >> i've got to go. call me back. >> instead of fleeing, the school bookkeeper stayed to talk to the suspected shooter, 20-year-old michael brandon hill. >> i want to let you know that you do not try to harm me or do anything, that doesn't make any difference, you didn't hit anybody. >> school children rushed to safety. police say the shooter entered the academy on thursday at noon, carrying 500 rounds of ammunition and an a.k.47 assault style rifle. the gunman told tuft he was off his medications an
money real. my name is jonathan betz. i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. >>my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas. >>i'm kim bondy. >>nicole deford. >>and i'm from new orleans. >>san francisco, california. when i was a little kid, i just really loved the news. >>news was always important in my family. >>i knew as a kid that was exactly what i wanted to do. >>i learned to read by reading the newspaper with my great-grandfather every morning. >>and i love being able to tell other people stories. >>this is it, i want to be a part of this. >>this is what really drove me to al jazeera america. what happens when social media uncovers unheard, fascinating news stories? it drives discussion across america. share your story on tv and online. >> welcome back. these are our top stories at this hour. syrian rebels are accusing the government of launching a nerve gas attack they say killed hundreds, including children. the alleged attack comes hours after a team of u.n. weapons experts arrived in damascus to investigate previous attacks. >> bradley ma
right to the vote, dmierth line a and texas keep dreaming, revive the war on poverty. keep dreaming, to go from stop and frisk to stop and employ, educate, stop and house. >> as we gather today, 50 years later, there their march is now our march and it's to go on. >> merley evers williams also focus on the future singling out the controversy surrounding the stand your ground laws and calling on supporters to flip the meaning of those laws. >> stand your ground in terms of fighting for justice and equality. >> martin luther king iii also address the crowd >> this is not the time for nostalgic commemoration or for self congratulatory celebration. the task is not done. the journey is not completely. we can and we must do more. >> the reverend al sharpton was the keynote speaker and talked about the political issues facing minorities today, including the recent supreme court ruling that eliminated key provisions of the landmark voting rights act of 1965. >> we earned the right to vote with protest and we will regain what we lost in the supreme court. we'll protest with a appropriate tes
. not necessarily over here towards texas unfortunately. you can expect to see some localized flood ago cross the region, but across much of the gulf state such as mobile or new orleans, all se you'll see bettr weather. atlanta 87 on tuesday. really not look too bad through the week and should be dry, temperatures are going to be climb on the ground friday to about 92 degrees there. i spoke about the heat. this is the majority where it's going to be across the central portions of texas. and also to the north. where the rain end up there towards the north, that's where it will be quite warm. we'll see temperatures in texas and dallas at about 98 degrees, but take a look at your 5-day forecast. one off four degrees on thursday, really not much better as we go towards the weekend but plenty of sunshine in the forecast. >> he was acquitted in the shooting death of a florida teen. and now george zimmerman wants the state to pay big bucks for his legal fees. and a deadly train crash in mexico may be the work of thieves. looking to make some pretty quick cash. a helping hand, as the japanese governm
news in texas. suspended quarterback johnny manzell has denied accepting any money for autographs. >>> slaughtering animals before games, the animal rights group peta has sent a message to uefa, the day before the championship league, venus williams fails to make it to the final round of the grand slam. at 33 years old williams was the oldest player to make the second round, have more sports news coming up in about 20 minutes. >> michael thank you. in california tonight there is a desperate shortage of foster parents. coming up we'll tell you what's been done to find children safe and loving homes. >>> keeping at least a dozen mosques under surveillance. what it means for people who attend them next on al jazeera. >> welcome back to al jazeera. i'm john siegenthaler. here's a look at the headlines. president obama says he's convinced that syria did use chemical weapons against its own people. during an interview with pbs, he says he has not made a final decision about how the united states should respond. >>> if man convicted of the killing at fort hood was sentenced. nidal hasan'
of schools there are shut down. >> he has admitted to the massacre of 13 people at fort hood texas. now a jury is going to determine if nadal hassan gets the death sentence. ♪ theme >> that attack on the u.n. convoy coming as the obama administration said there is very little doubt that chemical weapons were used by the syrian government in an attack on their own people last week near damascus. it was the single deadliest event in the civil war. the entire world is watching the events in syria as the u.n. prepares to investigate the attack site. u.s. and european leaders are already saying it may be too little, too late. it is worried the evidence will be corrupt. officials from around the globe are meeting in jordan to discuss the crisis. although that meeting was set before last week's attack, officials say that syria is at the top of the their agenda. the very late evident, we return to david jackson, joining us from beirut. the u.s. is saying it is too little, too late. what are they saying in syria? >> well, that has been the outlook all around, no question about it. it's all abo
times over. sure there is speculation in all this. >> thank you. measles outbreak in a texas megachurch has spread to 21 people. health officials in the state are trying to contain the outbreak by hosting vaccination clinics. all the cases are linked to the eagle mountain international church in ne new nework, texas. we spoke with the director for the centers of decease control and prevention about the outbreak. robert joins us live from inside the cdc, heads quarters in atlanta, and what was said to you, robert? >> reporter: tony, good to be here. i can say this coming from inside the cdc here there is concern, so much that the director, dr. thomas freedan was made available to us. here's exactly what he told us. >> even though we have >> the problem is with the situation in texas according to health officials most people were not immunized. the video is that you have folks four months to 44 years who now have the measles disease, and the cdc is concerned as well as people on the ground there. >> robert, thank you. >>> some people call it gray hound therapy or patient dumping. it's whe
in a shooting rampage in texas. the court is now in recess. closing arguments will be expected on wednesday. >>> part of southern california has been dealing with flash floods. heavy rains dropped as much as two inches in just under an hour in some regions. one elderly woman was killed monday when her vehicle was caught in a flash flood. >>> high winds and drenching rains from tropical depression ferdinand have left at least 13 people dead in mexico. more than 200 people have been evacuated. ferdinand has now weakened as it moves through southern texas. >>> and the city of phoenix was hit by a dust storm on monday. winds pushed the cloud into t city. arizona's monsoon season has produced massive dust storms in recent years. >>> the united states is sending a special envoy to north korea to try to free an american citizen. in april, a court sentenced kenny bay to 15 years of hard labor. the white house says they are deeply concerned about the welfare of bay and has urged the north korean government to send him know. florence this is the first public trip by a u.s. official. what does it indi
fellow soldiers at fort hood, texas in 2009. heidi is live at al jazeera america - a new voice in american journalism - >>introduces america tonight. >>in egypt, police fired teargas at supporters of the ... >>a fresh take on the stories that connect to you. [[voiceover]] they risk never returning to the united states. >>grounded. >>real. >>unconventional. [[voiceover]] we spent time with some members of the gangster disciples. >>an escape from the expected. >>i'm a cancer survivor. not only cancer, but brain cancer. mission. >> there's more to america, more stories, more voices, more points of view. now there's are news channel with more of what americans want to know. >> i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." this is "america tonight." sglovrjs our -- >> our news coverage reveal more of america's stories. >>> welcome back, let's recap our stop stories. the un says the there are now a million syrian children refugees. >>> and two bombs went off outside of the northern city of tripoli in lebanon. there is no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. a jury has resumed
, texas. >>> and former egyptian president ho*eub goes back to court amidst growing sectarian tension across egypt. >>> and the attorney general wants to haul donald trump into court. the charge? bad business. >>> and stay with us, more news and weather after the break. al jazeera america presents gripping films from the world's top documentary directors. >>> welcome back to al-jazeera, i'm dell walters. against the back drop of sectarian violence and rising tensions, former president hosni mubarak was back in court today, facing charges for failing to stop the killing of some 900 protestors back in the airplane spring of 2011. previously he was convicted of the chargers and imprisoned for life but today his sentence was appealed. he served as vice-president to egyptian president anwar sadat and then became president. in january 2011, anti-protestors took to the streets to demand his resignation. he stepped down one month later. in june 2012, he was sentenced to life in prison for his role in the killing of demonstrators during the uprising and then earlier this year, the appeals cour
to be executed by the u.s. for the shooting spree of unarmed soldiers in 2009 in fort hood texas. >>> hosni mubarak called to court as tensions continue across egypt. and people return to iraq, those gassed by chemical weapons there. that story when we return. >>> and the heat wave continues with few breaks. mission. >> there's more to america, more stories, more voices, more points of view. now there's are news channel with more of what americans want to know. >> i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." this is "america tonight." sglovrjs our -- >> our news coverage reveal more of america's stories. >>> welcome back to al-jazeera. i'm del walters. there are more accusations by snowden on nsa spying. he says 450 communications from the u.n. headquarters were also compromised. and at this hour, a train has derailed in russia -- mexico injuring commuters but it can not be determined what caused the derailment. >>> the trial of hosni mubarak was adjourned until september 14th. here is jonathan betz with more on the court hearings today. >> two big stories here in court today concerning hosni m
politics from policy, and just prescribe the facts. my name is jonathan betz. i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. >>my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas. >>i'm kim bondy. >>nicole deford. >>and i'm from new orleans. >>san francisco, california. when i was a little kid, i just really loved the news. >>news was always important in my family. >>i knew as a kid that was exactly what i wanted to do. >>i learned to read by reading the newspaper with my great-grandfather every morning. >>and i love being able to tell other people stories. >>this is it, i want to be a part of this. >>this is what really drove me to al jazeera america. >> slfrn look for broadway. julie harris was 87 years old. her career expand nearly 60 years. she started in "east of eden" and t"the last of mrs. lincoln." there is a church in new orleans that played a special role in the civil rights movement and in launching martin luther king, jr., as a national leader. as robert ray reports, parishioners have been remembering the man and his mention. >> at new zion baptist church,
soldiers at fort hood in texas four years ago. >>> japan considers re-opening its nuclear power plants in the wake of the fukushima disaster. >>> we report from yemen where children under the age of 5 don't have enough food. >>> barack obama says the u.s. military has presented him with options for strikes against syria, but he's not yet made a decision. that's after appeals by united nations chiefs to hold off carrying out any strike. u.n. secretary-general moon says weapons inspectors will leave syria on saturday, and must be allowed to complete their work. obama says the aim of any military action would be to deter future chemical weapons attacks. >> if, in fact, we can take limited, tailored approaches, not getting drawn into a long conflict, not a repetition of, you know, iraq, which i know a lot of people are worried about, but if we were saying in a clear and decisive but very limited way, we send a shot across the bow saying, stop doing this, that can have a positive impact on our national security over the long term and may have a positive impact in the sense chemical weapons
out of texas for you this morning. four people are dead, four others hurt in a shooting rampage near dallas and one of its suburbs. we learned in the past half hour the suspect is now in police custody. they're saying they're not releasing the name, including any connection he has to the victims. police say, however, the man was looking for his ex- girlfriend, so when he went to one of the houses, she wasn't there. two people were found dead inside, two others injured. police say the alleged gunman then went to a second home 15 minutes away and opened fire there. two people died in that house, two others hurt. we're going to stay on this story throughout the course of the morning. also you will hear more about it on "good morning america." for the very latest in breaking news, you can always stay with us on twitter at abc 2 news hashtag gmm. >>> 6:45 right now. demonstrations, public outcry and passionate pleas in front of city council did very little for those who are against a tax break for a developer in harbor east. many say this is a bad deal for people who live in the city and
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